Roon Prepares. for Battle in this Week's Azur Lane: Crosswave DLC Update

LOS ANGELES, CA., September 8, 2020 – The Iron Blood Academy has prepped Roon for this special moment! On this week's DLC character update, we introduce Iron Blood's well-equipped Kansen, Roon! It was previously announced that the five new DLC for the PlayStation®4 and Steam® release of the 3D action shooter game, Azur Lane: Crosswave will be launching on October 5!

Both PSN and Steam users can purchase each DLC for $7.99 or grab the Azur Lane: Crosswave Character Bundle, which includes all 5 DLC for a discounted price of $33.95 (15% off)! The game is now available physically and digitally on the PlayStation®4 in North America, Europe, and on Steam. The Steam® version includes Japanese, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, and English subtitles.

Each of the 5 DLC unlocks one Main playable character, 3 new support ships, and additional Story Mode content for the Main playable character!

Check out the Steam pages on the links below and add them to your Steam Wishlist today:



Each of the 5 DLC unlocks:

  • One Main playable character
  • 3 new support ships
  • Additional Story Mode content for the Main playable character.


Roon DLC Story

Story:
Roon was spending her days happily at the Iron Blood Academy. She's very talented, so much that she can stop a rigging with her bare hands. It was a comfortable, peaceful time. Yet, Roon was starting to get bored of this...

After the Sirens had attacked, her innate desire to fight was awakened within her. Someone had even noticed this trait, and was keeping an eye on it--

Who will end up staring down the barrel of Roon's gun?

The Roon DLC unlocks the following:

Main Ship (Playable):

  • Roon


Support Ships:

  • Graf Zepplin
  • Deutschland
  • Admiral Graf Spee


Story Mode:

  • Roon - Additional Story Mode Content


About Azur Lane (mobile game)

Azur Lane is a side-scrolling shooter created by Shanghai Manjuu and Xiamen Yongshi, originally released in 2017 for iOS and Android platforms. The Shanghai-based publisher, Yostar, published the Japanese and English version of the mobile game, popularizing the game to more mobile users across the world. The game takes place in a world where personified battleships from around the globe engage in side-scrolling shooter gameplay.

About Azur Lane: Crosswave

Azur Lane: Crosswave takes the spirit of the mobile game and uses the Unreal Engine to bring its characters to life in a massive 3D world, so fans can see them like they've never seen them before. The in-game character designs will also feature cel-shaded anime style 3D graphics that stay true to the original art.

Key Features

Retrofitted in 3D – Azur Lane mobile, the beloved side-scrolling shooter, is now retrofitted for the PlayStation®4 and Steam® as a cel-shaded, 3D action shooter with the help of Unreal Engine! Choose from 25+ characters and 30+ support characters to help lead your fleet to victory. Azur Lane: Crosswave also introduces 2 brand-new playable characters, Shimakaze and Suruga!

4 Modes to Choose From – Choose from 4 different modes: Story, Extreme Battle, Photo, or Episode Mode. Story Mode goes through 7 riveting chapters in the footsteps of newcomers, Shimakaze and Suruga. In Extreme Battle Mode, choose from 100+ challenging fleets to battle for rare items and special materials. In Photo Mode, you can pose characters, change facial expressions, alter backgrounds, and camera angles to create a picturesque moment. Episode Mode includes 50+ sub-stories that deliver bonus character backgrounds!

Arm Your Armada – Before setting sail, beef up your characters by equipping them with rare items found after a successful battle or by crafting items at Akashi's Laboratory. Here, Commanders can exchange blueprints to create new gear, convert materials into rare items, and earn rewards. Experiment with different fleet arrangements to gain special Fleet Effects that can provide in-game stat bonuses.

Ready, Aim, Fire – In Azur Lane: Crosswave, you can now control, aim, and fire at incoming battleships, aircraft carriers, and other enemies. Depending on the character's subtype, players can dash to evade attacks or activate defensive shields, unleash torpedoes or aircrafts, and switch-on character-specific special attacks to defeat unruly enemies!

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